School visits to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Whipsnade Zoo schools session

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

With so many different species housed at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, the UK's biggest zoo, your trip will be full of excitement.

Why not book one of our unique learning sessions as part of your visit - interactive experienced using resources including live animals, biofacts and multimedia and designed for all ages and abilities.
 

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Education sessions

Students enjoying an education session with a live animal
We provide unique learning sessions for all ages and abilities.

Choose from primary, secondary and post-16 studies programmes as part of your education session.

 

Education sessions

NEW! Summer Sessions

Practical learning programmes for pupil referral units

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo offers an innovative learning programme for vulnerable young people. We aim to provide positive experiences for those disengaged from mainstream education and re-engage these groups with nature and the world around them. Courses can be tailored for groups of all ages.

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ZSL In Your Classroom

Digital Outreach Giraffe Image
We bring the zoo to you!

We are now running Digital Outreach sessions – where we link up to your classroom via Skype live from the zoo.

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National Insect Week

Butterfly at Whipsnade
To celebrate National Insect Week and Empty Classroom Day, ZSL London Zoo and ZSL Whipsnade Zoo are offering free minibeast-linked sessions for KS2 pupils from17th - 24th of June 2016.  Get your your pupils out of the classroom to explore ‘the little things that run the world’ and learn about amazing insects!

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FAQS FOR SCHOOL GROUPS

Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's school visits:

FAQs for school visits to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

We are continually striving to improve our Discovery and Learning programmes to ensure that we are meeting the diverse needs of our learners.

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OPEN AIR THEATRE RUNNING WILD PACKAGE

Running Wild Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
ZSL has teamed up with Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and their epic production of Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild to further augment the student experience through tailored education modules.

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